Whale jawbones, pair of George III Girandole mirrors lead at Litchfield County Auctions

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Litchfield County Auctions, Inc.

Feb. 16, 2011 • Online bidding by iGavel.com
425 Bantam Road (Rte. 202), Litchfield, CT 06759
860-567-4661 • info@lcainc.us
Next sale (online) April 20-May 4 Photos courtesy Litchfield County Auctions

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The perpetual appeal of Italian school paintings is confirmed
by this 18th century oil on canvas selling for $27,600
against a presale estimate of $2,000 to $3,000.


Pair of George III girandole mirrors, Irish,
circa 1790 sold for $40,800 – more than doubling
the pair’s high estimate of $10,000 to $20,000.


“Fisherman’s Home” signed oil on canvas by Walter Farndon (American, 1876-1964)
achieved the fourth highest auction price for the artist at $19,200,
overshadowing its presale estimate of $8,000 to $12,000. The piece
is dedicated “To Bela Mayer/May 19 1962/Walter” on the reverse,
and titled on the label affixed to the stretcher.


Peter Bela Mayer (American, 1888-1954) “Long Island Sound with Boat,”
circa 1920s, sold for $12,000 (doubling its high estimate)
achieving a record price at auction for the artist.


Group of Two Whale Jawbones, 19th Century.
sold for $9,360 on a $2,000-3,000 estimate.


A fine Dutch marquetry queen size tester bedstead,
late 18th century, sold for $7,029 against a $4,000 to $6,000 estimate.
 

 

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